Year 6

Maths Mastery in Year 6

Maths Mastery in Year 6

Year Six have have made a fantastic start to Maths, working through the mastery curriculum with increased confidence and skillfulness. So far they have tackled a range of reasoning and problem solving challenges in place value and addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Rafal said ‘I love Maths because it is challenging but fun at the… Continue Reading

Local History- The Bradford Brothers

Local History- The Bradford Brothers

As part of their World War One topic, Year 6 have been finding out about what happened to the Bradford Brothers, who came from County Durham, during World War One. The children enjoyed using a range of primary sources (including the 1891 census, photographs, maps, newspaper cuttings and war reports) to discover about their life… Continue Reading

Electricity Investigation

Electricity Investigation

As part of their Science topic ‘Electricity’, Year 6 carried out an investigation to find out if the voltage of a battery impacts on the brightness of a bulb. After making suitable predictions, they set up their own circuits to test their theories. Emily, 10, said ‘I liked learning about how powerful batteries can be… Continue Reading

Reading at St. Teresa’s

Reading at St. Teresa’s

This week, Mr Turner and Mrs Mackenzie had the pleasure of visiting all the children’s classrooms looking at their learning environments. It was wonderful to see all the children’s work and all the great learning displays on show. Each class have fantastic areas that promote the love of reading to all our children. Children can… Continue Reading

Advent 2019

Advent 2019

A huge thank you to all family and community members over the month of December for your support with everything that we managed to deliver in Advent. It started for staff with our weekly liturgy together -a great chance to come together as a team and take some time to reflect on the busy period… Continue Reading

The Little Flower Concert

The Little Flower Concert

On Wednesday 2nd October, children, pupils and staff from our school joined parishioners from both St. Teresa’s Church and St. Aidan’s Church to celebrate the feast of St. Teresa in the first annual Little Flower Concert. It was a fantastic celebration in which there was an array of talents on display, including singing from our… Continue Reading

World War I Battlefields Trip

World War I Battlefields Trip

Last week, twenty children from Year 6  travelled to Belgium as part of their topic work on the World Wars. Led by the ‘Explore4all’ company, the children visited a whole host of places including: both commonwealth and German cemeteries; the Passchendaele Museum and the In Flander’s Field Museum; authentic and original German trenches and Lockangar… Continue Reading